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Not an Aesop’s Fable

*** Fox:   “Hey, where’s everyone going?   Why are you running?” BisonA : “Painted red men are chasing us.   You’d better come along.” Fox:   “To where?   Is there a plan?” BisonA:   “Come on.  Hurry!” Fox:  

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Harvest sanction

The Belgian woman stood on the West end of the Bridge Gate in front of the bronze statue of the monkey.  She was buried in thought and barely heard him calling her at the edge of her absorption and chose

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  “Hey, Buzz.   Don’t let me down, man.” “Have a little faith, Jubal.   I’ll be right there at your side, like always.” ‘What about that time in Memphis…?” “That was you, Jube.” “Sorry, Buzz, you’re right.  That’s on

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Young at heart

* It’s the future. Twenty-four (24) states seceded from the United States of America. They became New America.  A lot of things changed, but some things never change… *** Captain Maylocks commanded the 133 Precinct in New Brooklyn, Nuevo York.

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Body count

*** The woman in black stood admiring the modestly framed 8×10 in. black and white print.  It had been skillfully enlarged to avoid any distortion.  The subject of the photograph was an ominous-looking, tree-lined path that could be a bridle

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The wrong door

*** Drew took an early bus from Nazca arriving in Lima a little after midnight.  By the time she arrived at the house she was exhausted and just wanted to sleep after the hair-raising eight-hour bus trip through the foothills

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The Toll

  My weary photograph hangs in the ribbons this day, as it has each year.  It is quiet now.  Soon will the bell toll and the names of the dead will be recited… I fought with Franco in la Guerra Civil Española.

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